Coast Guard investigates cause of boathouse fire

MENEMSHA, Mass. – The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a boathouse fire that has been contained at Coast Guard Station Menemsha, Tuesday, July 13, 2010.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha Boathouse Engulfed by Fire

BOSTON — Local fire department crews responded to a fire of Coast Guard Station Menemsha’s boathouse and pier in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., Monday, July 12, 2010. There are no reports of injuries at this time. There are approximately 22 crewmembers at the station. The fire, which started at approximately 2:42 p.m., has fully engulfed the boathouse, pier, a truck and trailer for the 25-foot...

Coast Guard launches massive search for missing Nantucket man

Boston, MA – Four Coast Guard boats, two cutters and a helicopter are searching the waters between Hyannis, Mass., and Nantucket for a 36-year-old man who was last seen at the helm of his boat around 9:15 p.m., Wednesday.

Coast Guard assisting disabled lobster boat

BOSTON — A Coast Guard cutter is towing a Rhode Island lobster boat to safety, after it became disabled about 92 miles southeast of Point Judith, R.I. on Monday.

Coast Guard to search through the night for Gloucester fisherman

BOSTON — Multiple Coast Guard crews are continuing to search for the man who fell overboard from the fishing vessel Dominatrix Tuesday afternoon about three miles south of Eastern Point in Gloucester, Mass.

ICS: Sail Boston behind the scenes

by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Rhodes Boston – Sail Boston 2009, an event where tall ships from all over the world sail into the Boston Harbor, draws crowds as diverse as the vessels themselves. Nearly 50 tall ships arrived from overseas in Charleston, S.C., on June 25, for a five-day visit. From there they sailed to Boston. With the influx of boats came people interested in seeing the large...

Cape Cod Coast Guard crew honored for exceptional service

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The commander of the First Coast Guard District awarded the crew of the Woods Hole-based Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel with a meritorious unit commendation today for exceptional service from June 2007 to July 2008.